MONCTON (GNB) – Elite, a Thomson Reuters business, is expanding its workforce in Moncton creating 25 new full-time jobs.

Premier David Alward and Patrick Langlais, director of Data Transformation for Elite, made the announcement today in Moncton.

"Investing in the information and communications technology industry is one of the six areas of focus for our government to drive economic progress in New Brunswick," said Alward. "We are continuing to build momentum in our provincial knowledge and innovation economy."

"We are very pleased to partner with Invest New Brunswick to expand our presence in Moncton," said Langlais. "The Moncton office has built world class software, provided excellent customer service, and delivered strong financial performance for Elite, so it is with great enthusiasm that we expand this successful operation."

The investment will contribute $1.3 million annually to the province's gross domestic product. Invest NB is providing $495,000 in financial assistance to the company through payroll rebates.

Elite is a leading provider of integrated information solutions to professional services firms worldwide. Elite is part of Thomson Reuters and is a premier provider of financial and practice management systems to the legal industry and to other professional services markets, including accounting, marketing services, and management and IT consulting.

Invest NB's mission is to identify and pursue opportunities for strategic and commercially viable foreign direct investments in New Brunswick. Guided by a private sector board of directors, the Crown corporation offers personalized services tailored to the needs of expanding companies and provides financial assistance when required and as appropriate to secure investments.

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●    Invest NB
●    Elite